Info Security Advisor - Mid Level at USAA (Phoenix, AZ)

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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Purpose of Job
We are seeking a talented Information Security Advisor - Mid Level for our Phoenix, AZ facility. This person may also work remotely in a remote work environment.

USAA values a culture that is highly collaborative, and we have found that a hybrid work type helps employees gain the best of both worlds - collaborating in-person in the office and working from home when needed to achieve focused results. The actual days' onsite are resolved between each employee and the employee's manager.

The 3rd Party Cyber Risk Assessments team provides world-class oversight, due diligence, and continuous monitoring of approved third-party vendors providing products and services to USAA and our members. This information security function enables USAA by conducting due diligence on third-party vendors, and the continuous monitoring of third-party cyber risk to ensure the confidentially, integrity and availability of USAA information. Enterprise Information Security Jobs that are part of a community, have unique requirements established to maintain consistent application, usage, and reporting structure. This position will provide technical consultation and guidance to the business for the interpretation and assessment of information security risk for projects, technologies, and environments. The position aims to identify and manage existing and emerging risks, integrate risk management strategies, and educate risk owners across the enterprise on information security requirements and best practices.

Provides information assurance capabilities through technical consultation and guidance to the business for the interpretation and assessment of information security risk for projects, technologies, and environments. Aims to identify and manage existing and emerging risks and integrate risk management strategies and educate risk owners across the enterprise on information security requirements and best practices. Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored and controlled and administers, and implements systems, policies and processes which serve to enhance the mitigation, reporting, and analysis of Information Security risk.

Job Requirements

About USAA

USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.

About USAA IT

Our most meaningful qualification isn't technical, it's human. Here, we don't just sit in front of a screen. We stand behind our 13 million members who rely on us every day.

We're proud of USAA's strong history -- and we're even more passionate about our future. That's why we have a team of supportive and collaborative hardworking technology professionals focused on doing more for our members. And why we're continuing to add innovative problem solvers to our team. With us, you'll find exciting challenges that inspire you to continue learning and growing.

Tasks:
  • Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role.
  • Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.
  • Follows written risk and compliance policies, standards, and procedures for business activities.
  • Creates and contributes to Information Security governance.
  • Publishes, maintains, and/or interprets moderately complex Information Security governance requirements (e.g. policies and standards).
  • Executes repeatable methods and measurements to determine Information Security risk and recommends improvements to the process.
  • Performs security risk assessments of moderately complex projects, new technologies, business partners, and third parties.
  • Consults with individuals and teams (advice, guidance and assistance) on Information Security risk; guides the security direction of USAA technical projects and initiatives.
  • Recommends risk treatment options for technical projects and initiatives.
  • Responds both verbally and in writing to routine inquiries and periodic exams from internal control partners (e.g. legal, compliance, audit, risk).
  • Guides and assists process owners in the identification, development, and testing of Information Security controls for risk mitigation effectiveness.


Minimum requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree; OR 4 years of related experience (in addition to the minimum years of experience required) may be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • 4 years of work experience in one or more of the eight areas Security and Risk Management, Asset Security, Security Architecture and Engineering, Communication and Network Security, Identity and Access Management (IAM), Security Assessment and Testing, Security Operations, and/or Software Development Security.
  • 2 years of related experience in conducting risk assessments, recommending risk treatment options and/or developing program governance (e.g. policies and standards).
  • Proficient level of business acumen in the areas of business operations, risk management, industry practices and emerging trends.
  • Solid understanding of security protocols, application security, cryptography, authentication, authorization, and security.
  • Knowledge of applicable information security frameworks, standards, regulatory requirements, and controls.
  • Knowledge and application of security controls/mechanisms and threat/risk assessment techniques pertaining to complex data, application, and networking environments.


When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.

Preferred experience:
  • 2+ Years of experience in information security cyber supply chain risk management in both banking and insurance industries.
  • Experience in NIST Cybersecurity Framework, NIST Risk Management Framework, and/or NIST 800-53.


The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

Compensation:

USAA has an effective method for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this skill is: $88,200 - $158,900*

Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.

Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.

Shift premium: will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.

Benefits:

At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.

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Relocation assistance is Not Available for this position.
More Information on USAA
USAA operates in the Insurance industry. The company is located in Phoenix, AZ, Colorado Springs, CO, Plano, TX, San Antonio, TX, Austin, TX, Tampa, FL, Tampa, FL and Chesapeake, VA. USAA was founded in 2022. It has 35000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Mental Health Benefits. To see all 92 open jobs at USAA, click here.
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